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El Solar Cafe Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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Sucre, Nicolas Ortiz 66, Sucre 591, Bolivia
+591 4 6438132
Wed - Mon 11:45 - 00:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was meh....nice atmosphere, slow service. Probably won't go back. I guess it would b ok to enjoy a drink

Thank ihavewanderlust
Schindellegi, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Nice place, with kind staff. There a salad buffet to start included in the price of any main course. As main courses, we had the "cazuela española" (a seafood soup) and a chateaubriand fillet. Both very good. Prices were reasonable.

Thank atontao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Visited at around 10pm on a Sunday night and the place was empty, that however, was not a reflection of the establishment. The service was first class and the food was exquisite!! I highly recommend the Pizza Hispaniola, it cost about $3.50 and was like a lovely bruschetta with a beautiful piece of steak on top, cooked to perfection. For... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Just called on spec for lunch. Good 3 courses for only approximately £8 including a large bowl of vegetable and beef stew, quinoa pancakes stuffed with chicken and avocado followed by fruit mousse. There was an English menu but the waitresses only spoke a few words. Very old fashioned Bolivian decor but pleasant. The restaurant was quite busy.

Thank Elizabeth D
Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Recommended by our tour operator and was very good. Salad bar was fresh and had lots of selections. There are Bolivian and non-Bolivian food items. Decor is traditional but pleasant if a bit dark.

Thank JaneinParis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We came here as part of a large group, the buffet option was generally good, especially if you want just salad...at 35 bs that is good value. Several of us are off the menu and all of those dishes were exceptionally good Only reason I gave 4 rather than 5 is that it is not the cheapest. Would happily eat... More 

Thank Rob T
El_Solar_Cafe, Gerente at El Solar Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review. It was a pleasure to serve you. It makes us very happy to know that you had an excelent experience in the restaurant. Please don't forget to recommend us. Again thank you very much !!! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went for Saturday supper at 630 and it suited us well. Interesting menu with wide choice - in English although waiter didn't really speak English - and something for everyone. We had had a long day and just wanted something filling so had spaghetti and shared a bottle of Bolivian Malbec which is to be recommended.

Thank AHZambia
El_Solar_Cafe, Gerente at El Solar Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you very much. So glad you had a good time in the restaurant. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just off the main square and easy to find. Upscale restaurant with reasonable prices. Their menu has a wide selection of dishes. If you are interested in a trip across south Bolivia see our not for profit blog havecarryonwilltravel.com. The waitress we had was very serious but all, including her, were pleasent enough and very efficient. The roast chicken with... More 

Thank MurTheExplorer
El_Solar_Cafe, Gerente at El Solar Cafe Bistro, responded to this review

thank you very much More 

Herndon, VA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

El Solar is better than average for Sucre, but just a bit. The restaurant is warm and cozy, and the service was fast and pleasant. The food tasted good, but not so much that you'll be wanting to return too soon. And prices are OK, though we didn't order wine.

Thank afinetraveler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We went to El Solar on a Sunday and had the Buffet. We were drawn to the restaurant based on recommendations from a friend and once we stepped in we were lured by the environment, the lovely decorations, the antiques, the creative table settings. The food was good but not unforgettable but the buffet was very well done none the... More 

Thank JosephMcGhee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, Spanish, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre, Nicolas Ortiz 66, Sucre 591, Bolivia
  • Location: South America  >  Bolivia  >  Chuquisaca Department  >  Sucre
  • Phone Number: +591 4 6438132

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?